Testing summary - 18 July 2009 Wellington, NZ

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at bga.com
Sat Jul 18 11:57:01 EDT 2009

>>> Could not install activities on some XOs from sugarlabs site.
>> I guess I am confused as to where you were downloading from. Did you
>> try activities.sugarlabs.org?
> They are going to activities.sl.o from the main sugarlabs.org page

The way I install Activities on F11-builds on XO-1 is *completely* 
different from how  the marketing team imagines anyone might do it 
[I don't use Browse for the downloads, and where the activities 
actually get placed (installed) is on my SD card] -- in consequence 
I have to jump through hoops to access the latest versions.

Because the top-level references on activities.sl.o are "indirect", 
I have to navigate down to someplace that tells me where the file I 
want actually *is*.  And then all too often, the file wants a logon 
- in which case I end up going to a Linux system, logging on there, 
downloading to that system, transporting the file across to my XO, 
all this before finally installing it at the XO.

I understand that the intent is to "simplify" (like in 'one click') 
the installing of activities.  Being a curmudgeon, my attitude is: 
"Mother, I'd rather do it myself!"


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